Recent Posts in Oregon Personal Injury Lawyer Category

  • Teladoc: Convenient, but Bad for Patient Safety

    || 13-May-2015

    Teladoc has been in hot water with the Texas Medical Board recently. The Board is imposing additional regulations to protect patients from the risk of inaccurate diagnoses. “How can a physician make an accurate diagnosis when they have no objective diagnostic data?” – That’s a great question, Texas Medical Board. We’re glad you asked. Teladoc is the nation’s ...
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  • Paulson Coletti Supports the Innocence Project Clinic Fund

    || 16-Apr-2015

    Paulson Coletti is passionate about justice. One way we can be a part of that mission for justice is by supporting organizations like the Innocence Project – a national litigation and public policy organization committed to securing justice through reform. Paulson Coletti is a proud supporter of the Innocence Project Clinic Fund for the University of Virginia School of Law. This year-long ...
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  • John Coletti has been selected for inclusion in the 21stEdition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice areas of: Admiralty and Maritime Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. John was also named “Lawyer of the Year” Best Lawyers® 2014-15 Portland, OR Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. This ...
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  • Jane Paulson was selected for inclusion in the 21stEdition of Best Lawyers of America© in the practice area of: Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Jane has been listed in Best Lawyers® since 2006. Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. With over three decades of ...
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  • Oregon Bicycle Injury Attorneys Talk Road Sharing

    || 24-Jul-2014

    Oregon is a mecca for bicyclists. It seems nearly every year the city of Portland tops lists like Best Bicycle Cities in the U.S. With more bicycles on the road in and around the city center, the chances for bicycle accidents involving motor vehicles increases. The Portland Tribune covered a recent accident in an article titled “ Bicyclist Injured in Molalla Crash ”. In an accident in ...
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  • Oregon Attorney Chuck Paulson Recognized by Best Lawyers

    || 11-Jul-2014

    Chuck Paulson was recently recognized as a “30-year Best Lawyer” for the upcoming 20th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Marking 30 years in publication, Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public and are considered the most reliable, ...
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  • Who is Liable in an Oregon Personal Injury Case

    || 8-Jul-2014

    There is no simple answer to this question because Oregon personal injury law is complicated and covers a wide variety of potential legal claims. For example, as Portland, Oregon personal injury lawyers, we handle cases ranging from: medical malpractice, trucking accidents, auto accidents and defective products, to premises liability, motorcycle accidents, and construction accidents just to name a ...
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  • When an accident occurs due to the negligence and fault of others, it may be necessary to hire a personal injury attorney. This legal representative will serve as the victim’s legal advocate who interprets the law and acts in the best interests of their client. However, not all personal injury attorneys are created equal. If you need to hire an Oregon personal injury attorney and don’t ...
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  • Do you need an Oregon personal injury attorney?

    || 23-Apr-2014

    Personal injury law runs a wide spectrum from auto accidents, to birth injuries due to medical negligence, to wrongful death cases. However, if you were injured due to the negligence and fault of others, you will most certainly want to consult an experienced Oregon personal injury attorney to see if you are entitled to damages for your injuries. Depending on the circumstances of the case, the ...
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  • When to Hire an Oregon Personal Injury Attorney

    || 21-Apr-2014

    Accidents, injury and death are all common occurrences. However, when people are harmed due to the negligence or fault of another entity such as a person or company, they may need an experienced personal injury attorney to represent them. Personal injury refers to the physical, emotional, or mental harm that was the result of someone else’s negligent actions. As a result of the damages ...
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  • Explaining the Oregon Personal Injury Claim Process

    || 18-Mar-2014

    Q: I believe I may have a personal injury claim for an accident I suffered in Oregon at the hands of others. Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer to handle my case? How long does the entire process take? A: These are great questions about the Oregon personal injury claim process and we receive them often. There are many details to consider in each case, so answering this question will be in ...
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  • Paulson Coletti PC Sponsors Portland Public Schools

    || 5-Feb-2014

    As Portland, Oregon-based trial attorneys, we believe strongly in giving back to our community. One way to do this is by supporting Portland’s public schools. This year, Paulson Coletti Trial Attorney’s PC is proud to sponsor two Portland public school fundraising auctions: Alameda School Auction Saturday, March 8, doors open at 5pm at the Oregon Convention Center, Northeast Martin ...
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  • Maritime jobs can be risky business. Watch an episode of the “ Deadliest Catch ” and it’s vividly clear why working at sea is considered one of the most dangerous occupations on the planet. While the pay for these jobs is often the lure, the sea is a dangerous master with many paying the ultimate price: losing life and limb. These severe injuries have life altering consequences ...
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  • Product Liability Law - Do you have a case?

    || 8-Jan-2014

    We’ve all dealt with defective products of one sort or another, but when those defects cause harm or injury, you may have a product liability claim. You must prove the product is defective to warrant a case. Our firm has been handling product liability cases in Oregon and Washington for decades. To help you further understand product liability law to see if you have a case, know that there ...
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  • What Is Medical Negligence?

    || 3-Jan-2014

    A May 2013 article in Forbes magazine states that the top three causes of death in the United States are: 1) heart disease, 2) cancer, and 3) medical negligence, in that order. The article also reveals that more than $3 billion went to medical malpractice payments in 2012. In other words, medical negligence is a serious issue. Medical negligence cases are serious and complicated Medical ...
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  • Oregon Bicycle Accident Lawyers Talk Bike Injuries

    || 2-Jan-2014

    As cyclists, automobile drivers and Oregon bicycle accident lawyers, we look at accidents involving a motorist and a bicyclist from a unique perspective. The issue basically comes down to this: many automobile drivers do not respect the bicyclists’ rights to share the roads and bike riders haven’t been educated about sharing the roads with automobiles. The popularity of bicycling has ...
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  • John Coletti, Jane Paulson, and Chuck Paulson of Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC recently made the 2014 Best Lawyers® in America List. This esteemed award by U.S. News-Best Lawyers is given to lawyers for their excellent ratings from both their peers and clients. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. Chuck Paulson has been ...
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  • Inner Circle of Advocates - Best Trial Lawyers in America

    || 22-Nov-2013

    Inner Circle of Advocates – Best Trial Lawyers in America The Inner Circle of Advocates consists of 100 of the best trial lawyers in America. Founded in 1972, plaintiff lawyers are carefully selected by their experience, character, reputation, judicial references, peer evaluations and overall success in the courtroom. Their mission is to “promote the highest standards of courtroom ...
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  • Oregon Personal Injury litigators John Coletti, Jane Paulson, and Chuck Paulson made the 2014 Best Lawyers® in America List. The award by U.S. News – Best Lawyers is given to lawyers for their excellent ratings from both their peers and clients. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. Lawyers are reviewed by their peers on ...
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  • Jane Paulson Speaks at OWLS 2013 Career Development Dinner

    || 11-Nov-2013

    Jane Paulson will be the keynote speaker at The Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS) Leadership Committee. The event titled, OWLS 2013 Rainmaking and Career Development Dinner, will provide young lawyers with the opportunity to network and discuss business strategies with successful law professionals. Jane is a member of OWLS which has been around since the late 1980s. The respected non-profit has now ...
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  • My Inspiration to be an Oregon Personal Injury Lawyer

    || 8-Nov-2013

    I never planned to go to law school. My brother always said he was going to be a lawyer so I thought I’d find something more interesting. I went to school in Indiana and with my major in business economics and public policy, I qualified for a management job – Radio Shack was my most likely job lead. It was not my dream job but maybe that’s where you start. A big shift happened on ...
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  • Why I Became an Oregon Trial Lawyer

    || 31-Oct-2013

    When I was young, my friend’s father was killed in a logging accident through no fault of his own. I’ve never forgotten the affect his death had upon my friend and his family. They lost not only a loved one, but were left financially destitute and were forced to move to a different state to live with family. A family was destroyed through no fault of their own, yet no one stepped ...
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  • Understanding Oregon's Employer Liability Law

    || 28-Oct-2013

    In the state of Oregon, workers are protected by the Employer Liability Law (ELL). The ELL was designed to protect and ensure the safety of workers and can provide extended coverage beyond Worker’s Compensation to injured workers. The ELL states that safety equipment must be provided to employees. Specifically, it states that “ … all owners, contractors or subcontractors and ...
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  • Being an Oregon Personal Injury Lawyer

    || 24-Sep-2013

    After spending decades as a lawyer, specifically working in Oregon on personal injury-related cases, I find I get asked more and more how I ended up in my niche field of service. I was raised in southeast Portland and my career started with work at Libby and Star Foods canneries. I went into the military and became a 2nd Lieutenant with the 82nd Airborne. And after serving in the Korean War and ...
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  • The Dangers of Left Turns by Buses

    || 13-May-2010

    TriMet has been under increasing scrutiny after the recent left-turn bus accident that left two dead and three injured. The agency was initially hesitant to change bus routes to eliminate or decrease left turns but has since changed its tune and implemented changes to three of its downtown routes. There is plenty of evidence that left turns by buses are more dangerous than other turns. In fact, a ...
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